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Gymnastics Golf & Curling 1866  

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Gymnastics, Golf, Curling

Chambers, Robert, the younger

London & Edinburgh

W. & R. Chambers



[2], 94 pp. Illustrated with engravings. (12mo) 14.5x11 cm (5¾x4¼") original stiff pink pictorial wrappers, advertisements on endpapers. First Edition Thus.

The section on golf is actually the second, enlarged, appearance of Chambers's "A Few Rambling Remarks on Golf", which first appeared in 1862. The second golf instructional to be published. This copy from the collection of Joseph Murdoch, with his library bookplate on the verso of the title page, sold at PBA Galleries in 1998 for $2,250 and not seen in the original wrappers since. Murdoch 119; D&M 860; D&J 9070

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Old tape repair to spine, rear cover reattached, small crease to lower corner of front cover; very good.

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